Karen M. Shell     


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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Skyllingstad, Eric D., Karen M. Shell, Lee Collins, Chris Polashenski (2015), Simulation of the melt season using a resolved sea ice model with snow cover and melt ponds, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 5194–5215, doi:10.1002/2014JC010569.

Gordon, N.D., P.M. Forster, A.K. Jonko, K.M. Shell, 2013:An Observationally Based Constraint on the Water-Vapor Feedback, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-9, doi:10.1002/2013JD020184. Journal web site

Dalton, Meghan M., and Shell, Karen M., 2013: Comparison of short-term and long-term radiative feedbacks and variability in 20th century global climate model simulations. J. Clim., 2610051-10070. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00564.1. Journal web site.

Shell, Karen M., 2013: Consistent Differences in Climate Feedbacks Between Atmosphere-Ocean GCMs and Atmospheric GCMs with Slab-Ocean Models, J. Clim, 26(12) 4264-4281. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00519.1 Journal web site and supplement

Jonko, Alexandra, Karen M. Shell, Benjamin M. Sanderson, and Gokhan Danabasoglu, 2013: Climate feedbacks in CCSM3 under changing CO2 forcing. Part II: Variation of climate feedbacks and sensitivity with forcing. J. Clim, 26, 2784-2795, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00479.1. Journal web site

Sanderson, Benjamin M. and Karen M. Shell, 2012: Model-specific radiative kernels for calculating cloud and non-cloud climate feedbacks, J. Clim., 25, 7607-762, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00726.1..

Jonko, Alexandra K., Karen M. Shell, Benjamin M. Sanderson, and Gokhan Danabasoglu, 2012: Climate feedbacks in CCSM3 under changing CO2 forcing. Part I: Adapting the linear radiative kernel technique to feedback calculations for a broad range of forcings, J. Clim., 25, 5260–5272. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00524.1

Bitz, C. M., K. M. Shell, P. R. Gent, D. Bailey, G. Danabasoglu, K. C. Armour, M. M. Holland, and J. T. Kiehl, 2012: Climate Sensitivity of the Community Climate System Model Version 4, J. Clim, 25, 3053-070, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00290.1

Held, Isaac M., and Karen M. Shell, 2012: Using Relative Humidity as a State Variable in Climate Feedback Analysis, J. Clim., 25, 2578–2582. doi:JCLI-D-11-00721.1.

Gettelman, A., J. E. Kay, and K. M. Shell, 2012: The Evolution of Climate Sensitivity and Climate Feedbacks in the Community Atmosphere Model, J. Clim, 25, 1453–1469. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00197.1.

Flanner, M. G., K. M. Shell, M. Barlage, D. K. Perovich, and M. A. Tschudi, 2011: Radiative forcing and albedo feedback from the Northern Hemisphere cryosphere between 1979 and 2008, Nature Geosci, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1062.

Sanderson, Benjamin M., Karen M. Shell, and William Ingram, 2009: Climate feedbacks determined using radiative kernels in a multi-thousand member ensemble of AOGCMs, Clim. Dyn., 10.1007/s00382-009-0661-1.

Shell, Karen M., Jeffrey T. Kiehl, and Christine A. Shields, 2008: Using the radiative kernel technique to calculate climate feedbacks in NCAR's Community Atmospheric Model, J. Clim., 21, 2269-2282. (*)

Soden, Brian J., Isaac M. Held, Robert Colman, Karen M. Shell, Jeffrey T. Kiehl, Christine A. Shields, 2008: Quantifying Climate Feedbacks using Radiative Kernels, J. Clim., 21, 3504-3520. (*)

Shell, K. M., and R. C. J. Somerville (2007), Sensitivity of climate forcing and response to dust optical properties in an idealized model, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D03206, doi:10.1029/2006JD007198. (**)

Shell, K. M., and R. C. J. Somerville (2007), Direct radiative effect of mineral dust and volcanic aerosols in a simple aerosol climate model, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D03205, doi:10.1029/2006JD007197. Online supplement (**)

Shell, Karen M., and Richard C. J. Somerville, 2005: A generalized energy balance climate model with parameterized dynamics and diabatic heating, J. Clim., 18: 1753-1772. (*)

Shell, Karen M., and Isaac M. Held, 2004: Abrupt transition to strong superrrotation in an axisymmetric model of the upper troposphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 2928-2935. (*)

Shell, K. M., R. Frouin, S. Nakamoto, and R. C. J. Somerville, Atmospheric response to solar radiation absorbed by phytoplankton, J. Geophys. Res., 108(D15), 4445, doi:10.1029/2003JD003440, 2003. (**)

Miller, A. J., M. A. Alexander, G. J. Boer, F. Chai, K. Denman, D. J. Erickson, R. Frouin, A. J. Gabric, E. A. Laws, M. R. Lewis, Z. Liu, R. Murtugudde, S. Nakamoto, D. J. Neilson, J. R. Norris, J. C. Ohlmann, R. I. Perry, N. Schneider, K. M. Shell, and A. Timmerman, 2003: Potential feedbacks between Pacific Ocean ecosystems and interdecadal climate variations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 84, 617-633. (*)

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Shell, Karen M., 2012: Climate Change: Constraining Cloud Feedbacks. Science, 338 (6108), 755-756.
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